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Registered Nurse, Cardiopulmary Rehab

Company: VHC Health
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

- -Registered Nurse - Cardiopulmonary Rehab, PRN -As VHC Health continues to grow, we are looking to add an experienced RN to our team! Recent unit accomplishments in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit is that they are now certified through the American Association for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). They also plan to open a pulmonary program next year! This team treats patients that have had heart events such as heart attack, stent, CABG, and valve surgery. They also see patients that have COPD or other lung issues. In this unit, they provide monitored exercise and develop a safe and effect exercise plan that helps improve overall health and quality of life. Patients will learn how to manage stress, control blood pressure and diabetes, and learn how to safely and efficiently exercise independently. They also offer educational sessions on diet, stress management, exercise, cholesterol, blood pressure, and much more. Each staff member is certified in BLS and ACLS. Skills that are need are EKG monitoring, manual blood pressure taking, and great people skills. The Cardiac Rehab Units is a rewarding place to work because their team helps patients get back to or achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle after their heart event. This unit has a wonderful team of nurses and exercise physiologists that go above and beyond each day to help patients. -Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career! -VHC Health is a 453-bed not-for-profit nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award--- for the 10th year in a row and has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC Health, we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

  • RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia
  • American Heart Association ACLS Certification -
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR
    • Actively participates in working towards the organizational and departmental goals for providing exceptional patient experiences.
    • Collaborates -with patient and healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and/or evaluate patient's plan of care.
    • Assures quality of care by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks.
    • Consistently assesses, identifies and addresses patient's educational needs and barriers to learning.
    • Maintains safe working environment and patient safety by complying with hospital policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skills to perform all duties required to care for patients. -

Keywords: VHC Health, Arlington , Registered Nurse, Cardiopulmary Rehab, Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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